First Amendment to the Research Collaboration Agreement between FAPESP and Emory University
The São Paulo Research Foundation, established by Law nº 5.918, of October 18th, 1960, with headquarters at Rua Pio XI, 1500, Alto da Lapa, São Paulo, SP, enrolled in CNPJ/MF under nº 43.828.151/0001-45, herein represented according to article 11, “a” of Law nº 5.918, combined with its General Rule approved by Decree n° 40.132, of May 23, 1962, represented by its President, Prof Dr Marco Antonio Zago, in the exercise of the powers delegated by Act of the Governor of the State of São Paulo, published in the Official Gazette of the State, of September 29th, 2018, hereinafter referred to as FAPESP, and Emory University, a Georgia Nonprofit corporation with its principal place of business in Atlanta, Georgia, represented by its Vice Provost, Philip Wainwright, PhD, hereinafter referred to as EMORY and both to as "Parties”:
CONSIDERING the parties entered into that certain Research Collaboration Agreement on September 8, 2015 (the “Original Agreement”).
CONSIDERING the São Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP, and EMORY share an interest in promoting international scientific and scholarly cooperation and research in all areas of knowledge;
CONSIDERING the need to strengthen the links between the scholarly communities of both countries and also to encourage new forms of collaboration between its research centers;
IT IS HEREBY AGREED AS FOLLOWS:
1. In accordance with clause 7 of the Original Agreement, the Parties agree to extend the duration of the Agreement for an additional five (5) years from when the Agreement was due to expire and, therefore, the Agreement shall now terminate on 08th September, 2025;
2. All other terms of the Agreement remain unchanged and in full force and effect.
Declared their intentions, the Parties sign this Amendment in two (2) originals, in English and Portuguese versions, all texts being equally authentic. In case of divergence in interpretation, the English text will prevail.
Amendment signed on March 9, 2020.